​​​​​​​​Garriott Family Genealogy

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     1880 Wash Co, IN census: 
has James A Garriott 33, b. IN, Farmer; Sallie V Garriott 27, b. VA, Keeping House; Minnie M Garriott 6, b. IN; Mary N Garriott 5, b. IN; Wade H Garriott 2, b. IN; and Infant Garriott 1m, b. IN.
     Next door is A Asbury Garriott 64, and Sarah Garriott 62.
     1900 Wash Co, IN census: has JA Garriott 54, b. In, Farmer; Sallie B Garriott 47, b. VA; Ester Garriott 20, b. IN; Margarett Garriott 16, b. In; Charley Garriott 14, b. IN; Sahue (James) Garriott 12, b. IN; Leonard Garriott 10, b. IN; and Agnus Garriott 6, b. IN.
     1910 Wash Co, IN census
: has James A Garriott 64, b. IN, Farmer-Geneeral Farm; Sallie V Garriott 56, b. VA; Leonard K Garriott 19, b. IN, Brick Mason-Odd Jobs; and Agnus Garriott 16, b. IN.
     1910 Polk Twp, Wash Co, IN census: 
has (all b. IN) Wade Garriott 32, Farmer-General Farm; Kate Garriott 29 (1 child-1 living); and Harry E Garriott 8.
     1910 Omaha Ward 4, Douglas Co, NE census:
 has (both b. IN) Jayhugh Garriott 22, Bricklayer-Buildings; and Lillian I Garriott 22.
     1920 Wash Co, IN census:
 has James A Garriott 73, b. IN; and Sallie B Garriott 67, b. VA.
     1920 Wash Twp, Wash Co, IN census:
 has (all b. IN) Wade H Garriott 41, Farmer-General Farm; Katherine E Garriott 39; and Harry E Garriott 17.
     1930 Bedford, Lawrence Co, IN census:
 has Jahne A Garriott 42, b. IN, Gen Contractor-Buildings; Lillian I Garriott 42, b. IN; and Charles Garriott 16, b. KS.

06-James Asbury Garriott
Born: 11 Dec 1845, Harristown, Wash Co, IN, in log cabin
Death: 5 Apr 1935, at his farm near Harristown, IN- age 89 [family bible]
Burial: 7 Apr 1935, Crown Hill Cemetery
Occupation: Farmer
Father: Ambrose Asbury Garriott

Marriage: 12 Sep 1872, Canton, Wash Co, IN: Bk H/457
Spouse: Sarah Virginia "Sally" LONG
Birth: 9 Oct 1852, PA or Louisville, Jefferson Co, KY11
Death: 6 Oct 1929- age 76

     CHILDREN: James Asbury and Sarah had nine children:
07----MINNIE MARIA GARRIOTT [b. 1873, listed below];
07----MARY NOLIA GARRIOTT [b. 1875, IN], m.
W Daniel STILL, 22 Nov 1896, Wash Co, IN: Bk L/130;

07----WADE HAMPTON GARRIOTT [b. 8 Mar 1878, Wash Co, IN; d. 24 Feb 1963- age 84, bur. Crown Hill Cemetery], a Farmer, m.
Katherine "Kate" RUSH [b. 1 Sep 1880, Wash Co, IN: d. 22 Jun 1939, Salem, Wash Co, IN- age 58, bur. Crown Hill Cemetery], the daughter of Noah Rush and Ellen Newlen on 26 Sep 1901, Wash Co, IN: Bk M/25, had one son:
     08----HARRY E GARRIOTT [b. 31 Jan 1902, Wash Co, IN: d. 30 May 1991, Salem, Wash Co, IN- age 88, bur. Crown Hill Cemetery], SSN: 305-05-2173/IN, Farmer and Teacher, m.
Lelah B TERRELL [b. 12 Feb 1908, Wash Co, IN] in Wash Co, IN: Bk R/284, she the daughter of Clyde Terrell and Effie Anderson;

07----ESTHER IDUMA GARRIOTT [b. 1880, IN], m. Warren DUFF, lived in Peru, Miami Co, IN [Julia R Fitzpatrick];
07----MARGARET "MAGGIE" ISIS GARRIOTT [b. 1883, listed below];
07----CHARLES "CHARLIE" AUGUSTUS GARRIOTT [b. 1886, IN; d. 31 May 1902, Harristown, Wash Co, IN- age 16, bur. Crown Hill Cemetery];

07----JAMES "JAY" AMBROSE GARRIOTT [b. 6 Dec 1887, Salem, Wash Co, IN: Bk H1/294; d. 3 Oct 1971, Bedford, Lawrence Co, IN- age 83, bur. Green Hill Cemetery], SSN: 310-16-7862/IN, m. 1st
Lillian FULTZ [b. 24 Aug 1887; d. Jan 1968, Indianapolis, Marion Co, IN- age 80, bur. Crown Hill Cemetery], had a son:
     08----CHARLES ROBERT GARRIOTT [b. 26 Feb 1914, Coffeeville, Montgomery Co, KS; d. 1968- age 54], m.
Dorthea Elaine FINLEY [b. 29 Apr 1918, Elwood, Madison Co, IN], a Secretary (marr appl), daughter of Edgar William Finley and Esta Fern Debauler on 15 Apr 1939, Mrion Co, IN: Bk 152/106, had two daughters;
     Dorthea 2nd married
Jonas PALM [b. 6 Jun 1910] on 12 Oct 1968, Marion Co, IN: Bk 246/181];
     James "Jay" 2nd m.
Louise DILLMAN [b. 22 Apr 1902 Lawrence Co, IN; d. 21 Jul 1971, Bedford, Lawrence Co, IN, bur. Green Hill Cemetery], the daughter of Ray Dillman and Bertha Neal, in 1935, had daughter:
     08----DELORES GARRIOTT, m.

07----LEONARD KERN GARRIOTT [b. May 1891; d. 10 Apr 1941, of meningitis after mumps and pneumonia- age 49 (Julia R Fitzpatrick), bur. Woodlawn Cemetery (Leslie Garriott Hadam)], m. 1st
Rosebud (or Rosalind) MORSE [b. 3 Jul 1892, probably NC; d. 13 Oct 1980, Winston-Salem, Forsyth Co, NC- age 88], a Dentist, SSN: 238-30-7848/NC in Forsyth Co, NC. Leonard m. 2nd Grace Zella MITCHELL, had the following children:
     08----LEONARD MITCHELL SR GARRIOTT [b. 12 Oct 1920, Wash Co, IN: Bk H16/37; d. Jul 1986, Nashville, Davidson Co, TN- age 65], SSN: 410-07-7667/TN, lived in Nashville, Davidson Co, TN;
     08----MARJORIE GARRIOTT; and

07----AGNES GARRIOTT [b. 1894, listed below].

     BIOGRAPHY: James Asbury Garriott had a store in Harristown which was rebuild in 1914 after a fire. His son "Jake" or "Jay" continued doing business there.7 James was born in a log cabin near Harristown. He was a farmer and his home was used for church service.39 One source claims that Sarah's maiden name was Argebright.
[photo right, of two buildings, courtesy of Lisa Smith, is of the Lodge Hall in Little York, IN. According to Ms Smith, Garriott's store on the right was built in the early 1900s and stood until the early 1940s. It was originally run by by the Gross's. They sold feed and other items. The entire upper floor was a basketball court]

     1971 OBITUARY: Louise Garriott, 69 year old resident of 2402 H Street, Bedford, Lawrence County, IN, died at 9:30 am Wednesday, July 21, 1971 at the Eugene B Crowe Community Hospital. Mrs Garriott, who had been ill the past month, was born April 22, 1902, in Lawrence County, the daughter of Ray and Bertha Neal Dillman. She married Jay A Garriott in 1935 and he survives.
     Also surviving are one daughter, Mrs Jack (Delores) Turner of Bedford; two sisters, Mrs John DePierre of Bedford and Mrs Arlie Propes of Lakeland, FL; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. A son, James Young, preceded her in death in 1967. Mrs Garriott was a member of First United Methodist Church of Bedford. Funeral services will be Saturday, July 24th at 10 am at the Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home with Rev Arthur Daniel officiating. Burial will be in Green Hill Cemetery. Friends may call after 6:30 pm today at the Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home.

[published July 21, 1971 in the Bedford Daily Times-Mail]

    1971 OBITUARY: Jay A Garriott, 83, a Bedford general contractor for over half a century, died at 10:30 pm Sunday at the Eugene B Crowe Community Hospital after an illness of two months.
     Mr Garriott, who retired about five years ago, was the contractor for many of Bedford's business and professional buildings, among them the Bedford Daily Times-Mail, JC Penney, Kresge's, Dunn Hospital, Edgewood Clinic, Lincoln Elementary School, Grace Methodist Church and the Springville Elementary School, which was his last project. He was associated early in his career with the late Julius Heitger and conducted his general contracting business in Bedford for 51 years.
     A resident of 2402 H Street, Mr Garriott was born in Salem, Indiana December 6, 1887, to James and Sally Long Garriott. He was married to Louise Dillman in 1937 at Bedford. She preceded him in death July 21, 1971. He was also preceded in death by three brothers and four sisters.
     Surviving are one daughter, Mrs Jack (Delores) Turner of Bedford; one sister, Mrs Margaret Fultz of Salem and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
     Funeral services for Mr Garriott will be held at 1:30 pm Wednesday at the Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home, with the Rev Arthur Daniel officiating. Burial will be in Green Hill Cemetery. Friends may call after 2 pm Tuesday at the funeral home.

[published in the Bedford Daily Times-Mail, submitted by Marilyn Maryott to]